Just by way of comparison, young men are known to boast about minor STDs. A case of the clap requires antibiotics? Why, that’s just a sign of adventurous virility. Not something to be ashamed of.

Oh, the doctor might wag his finger and lecture about safer sex, but not with any real sense of judgement.

Boys will be boys!

Shaming women for sex is a remnant of patriarchy that needs to disappear.

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Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot. jamesfinnwrites@gmail.com

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